3 Packing Mistakes You May Not Know You’re Making

By Guest Contributor   July 24, 2013


[ by Carter Schimpff, Simple Moving Labor ]

It’s three days before your move, and amid all the chaos, you realize that you haven’t started packing up the house. Some moving companies will help you pack, but if you prefer to do it yourself, you need to be aware of some common mistakes almost everyone makes when packing for a move.

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It’s About Time: Our Guide to Storing Watches and Clocks

By Brian Shreckengast   June 24, 2013

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Our customers know that when it’s time to find storage, plugging into your address bar will let you compare facilities in your area in the blink of an eye and shave hours off of your storage search. In addition, we’ve written numerous times on this blog about how to know when it’s time to cut the clutter and rent a storage unit. What we seem to be missing, however, is how you would go about storing time—or at least your timepieces. It’s a topic whose coverage is long overdue: How do you store watches and clocks?

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Organizer Lorie Marrero: How to Put Yourself on a Clutter Diet

By Allie Johnson   June 13, 2013


Clutter left unchecked can pile up all around you, causing an avalanche of stress—and a waste of time and money.

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5 Home Organizing Blogs You Should Be Reading Right Now

By Jenny Zhang   May 23, 2013


You’d think that being in the self-storage industry means we’re good at organizing and decluttering, but even SpareFoot needs a little help every now and again. If you’re anything like us, you have difficulty figuring out what to do with the random boxes, wires and keyboards on your desk while also trying to juggle a monkey beanie wearing a Santa Claus hat adorned with wrapping ribbons. (I’m looking at my desk neighbor as I write this.) Spring cleaning season might be over, but that doesn’t mean decluttering has to end. Here are five of our favorite home organization blogs, in no particular order.

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